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" In the prison cell I sit, Thinking, Mother dear, of you, And our bright and happy home so far away, And the tears they fill my eyes Spite of all that I can do, Tho' I try to cheer my comrades and be gay. "
The Trumpets of Jericho:: A Romantic Novel About Bands and Musicians in the ... - Page 77
by Victor H. Thompson - 2005 - 336 pages
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Indiana at Vicksburg

Indiana-Vicksburg Military Park Commission - Indiana - 1911 - 476 pages
...mother, if I'm numbered with the slain." Appropriately also might have been sung. "In the prison pen I sit. thinking mother, dear, of you and our bright and happy home so far away: arcl "line eves they well with tears, in spite of all that I can do, t ^ ••'"•!' I trv to cheer...
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Indiana at Vicksburg

Indiana-Vicksburg Military Park Commission - Indiana - 1911 - 476 pages
...numbered with the slain." Appropriately also might have been sung, "In the prison pen I Ğit thinkin" mother, dear. of you and our bright and happy home so far •ov •.'' .,ves they well with tears, in spite of all that I can N'ei1 inv comrades and be gay."...
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Prisoners of War, 1861-65: A Record of Personal Experiences, and a Study of ...

Thomas Sturgis - Camp Morton (Ind.) - 1912 - 63 pages
...tramp, tramp, the boys are marching, have a very vital meaning to us. We have known what is meant by " In the prison cell I sit, thinking, mother dear, of you, And the dear and happy home so far away, And the tears they fill my eyes, spite of all that I can do, As...
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Personal Recollections of the War of the Rebellion: Addresses Delivered ...

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. New York Commandery - United States - 1912
...tramp, tramp, the boys are marching, have a very vital meaning to us. We have known what is meant by "In the prison cell I sit, thinking, mother dear, of you, And the dear and happy home so far away, And the tears they fill my eyes, spite of all that I can do, As...
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Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony ...

Thomas Franklin Waters - Ipswich (Mass.) - 1917
...enormities of the Confederate prisons gave peculiar power to the well remembered "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp." In the prison cell I sit Thinking Mother dear of you,...our bright and happy home so far away, And the tears that fill my eyes Spite of all that I can do Tho' 1 try to cheer my comrades and be gay. Chorus. Tramp...
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CENTURY READINGS FOR A COURSE IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

FRED LEWIS PATTEE - 1919
...vain, While we were marching through Georgia. Henry Clay Work, ( iğ4) 1832-1884. TRAMP, TRAMP, TRAMP! CE (1827-1905) General Lewis Wallace, known in literature...Law was his profession, though he won more distincti Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching, Cheer up, comrades, they will come. And beneath the starry...
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The Phono-bretto: (phonograph Libretto) The Indispensible Companion of the ...

Popular music - 1919 - 416 pages
...nave a taste for ethomology, marriage vows are all off. Victor Record 17768 TRAMP! TRAMP! TRAMP! Root In the prison cell I sit thinking, mother, dear, of...can do, Tho' I try to cheer my comrades and be gay. Chorus: Tramp! tramp! tramp! the boys are marching, Cheer up, comrades, they will come, And beneath...
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Robert Bacon: Life and Letters

James Brown Scott, Robert Bacon - Cabinet officers - 1923 - 459 pages
...alone wrapped up in woolen, snuggled up to my little wood fire "thinking, Mother dear, of you, in my bright and happy home so far away, and the tears they fill my eyes spite of all that I can do." I dined all alone to-night, for every one has gone away, to all sorts of places, but my little job...
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Century Readings for a Course in American Literature

Fred Lewis Pattee - American literature - 1922 - 1012 pages
...marching through Georgia. Henry Clay Work. (1864) 1832-1884. TRAMP, TRAMP, TRAMP! In the prison cell 1 sit, Thinking, mother dear, of you, And our bright...And the tears they fill my eyes, Spite of all that 1 can do, S Tho' I try to cheer my comrades and be gay. Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching,...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 645 pages
...(atitudes!) parching - After an American Civil War marching song, "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp," by George F. Root: "In the prison cell I sit, / Thinking, mother dear,...tears they fill my eyes, / Spite of all that I can do, / Though I try to cheer my comrades and be gay. [Chorus:] Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching,...
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